John E. Brent’s architectural contributions to Buffalo and the surrounding areas often went uncredited because of his race. Today historians are working on tracking down Brent’s projects and giving him the recognition he deserves.
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The Board of Women Directors at the Pan Am used their power and social standing to overtly claim public space for women and challenge traditional Victorian gender norms.
The Rev. J. Edward Nash House stands today as one of the few remaining landmarks of Buffalo's twentieth century significance in local and national history across racial lines. It was from this house that Rev. Nash, early in the twentieth century, led and helped to orchestrate some of the foremost civil rights causes of Buffalo and the nation.
A generous subscriber shared a photograph, along with an interesting personal history of a lost mansion on Buffalo's North Street.